Egypt to pay Israel $500 million fine for nixed natural gas deal

After Egypt cancelled sale of natural gas to Israel, following multiple terrorist attacks on gas line, country fined $500 million.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/19/2019, 7:07 AM

UN calls for probe of former Egyptian president's death

UN human rights office calls for "independent inquiry" into death of Mohammed Morsi.Elad Benari, 6/19/2019, 6:13 AM

Muslim Brotherhood describes Morsi's death as 'murder'

Muslim Brotherhood says death of former Egyptian President was a “full-fledged murder”, calls for mass funeral.Elad Benari, 6/18/2019, 12:09 AM

Deposed Egyptian Pres. Mohamed Morsi dies after court session

Former Muslim Brotherhood President of Egypt collapses and dies following court session in his lengthy trial.Gary Willig, 6/17/2019, 7:38 PM

Hamas: We're entering second phase of 'ceasefire'

Hamas claims transfer of Qatari money initiated second stage of ceasefire - despite increase in incendiary balloons.Nitzan Kedar, 6/17/2019, 2:50 PM

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco to attend US Mideast peace conference

Egypt, Morocco and Jordan have agreed to attend the unveiling the economic component of US peace plan, White House says.AFP, 6/12/2019, 6:28 PM

Egyptian President meets WJC President

Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and Ron Lauder discuss Egyptian-US relations, latest developments in the peace process in the Middle East.Elad Benari, 6/12/2019, 3:43 AM

Jordan and Morocco to participate in Bahrain Economic Conference

Two countries join Egypt, that has already announced it will take part in US initiated event; Israel has yet to receive official invitation.Mordechai Sones, 6/11/2019, 7:29 PM

Egypt: 8 policemen killed in attack in Sinai

Eight Egyptian policemen killed in terrorist attack near El-Arish.Ben Ariel, 6/6/2019, 3:34 AM

Sisi: We won't accept anything the Palestinians don't want

Egyptian President discusses US peace plan, makes clear he will not cede land as part of "Deal of the Century".Elad Benari, 6/3/2019, 3:13 AM

Report: Egypt pressing Israel to implement ceasefire

Hamas closely following how Israel implements ceasefire deal, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2019, 1:43 PM

Netanyahu: Thank you to my friend Sisi, the Egyptian president

Netanyahu thanks Egypt, as well as Greece, Croatia, Italy and Cyprus for sending firefighting aid to Israel. The PA also offers its help.Hezki Baruch, 5/24/2019, 2:14 PM

Egypt cracks down on terrorist organizations

Egyptian Foreign Ministry says local security forces eliminated two "armed squads" in the Sinai Peninsula.Dalit Halevi, 5/22/2019, 5:06 AM

Israel and Hamas agree to six-month ceasefire

Israel prepared to expand fishing zone, promote UN-initiated deal, transfer medicines and humanitarian aid, open negotiations.Mordechai Sones, 5/20/2019, 8:27 PM

Egypt: 17 wounded in bus blast near Giza pyramids

Roadside bomb hits tourist bus near Giza pyramids, wounding 17, including South African citizens.Elad Benari, 5/20/2019, 1:05 AM

Egyptian cleric on anti-Semitic rant: America, West are the Jews

'Conflict between Jews, Muslims started with Muhammad, who could defeat plots, traps, tricks of Jews and cleanse Medina of their "filth".'Mordechai Sones, 5/7/2019, 7:08 PM

Senior Hamas official heads to Egypt for talks on Israel

Hamas delegation leaves Gaza Strip for Egypt for talks on truce with Israel, following latest flareup.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 5/2/2019, 9:35 PM

Egypt referendum extends Sisi rule to 2030

Amendments were approved, with 88.83% voting in favor.Mordechai Sones, 4/23/2019, 10:52 PM

Abbas: Netanyahu doesn't believe in peace

Mahmoud Abbas dismisses US peace deal during Egypt trip, says Netanyahu 'doesn't believe in peace'.David Rosenberg, 4/21/2019, 5:55 PM

Egypt votes to allow Sisi to extend rule

Egypt's parliament overwhelmingly approves constitutional amendments allowing President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to stay in power until 2030.Elad Benari, 4/17/2019, 5:14 AM

Foreign Ministry warns Sinai vacationers

Signs posted at Egyptian border crossing warning Israelis about possible terrorist attacks in Sinai.Nitsan Keidar, 4/16/2019, 5:13 AM

Can President of Egypt maintain control until 2030?

Cairo to vote on series of constitutional amendments to allow President Sisi to rule until 2030 and expand powers almost without restrictionMordechai Sones, 4/15/2019, 8:13 PM

Egypt cracking down on terror

Egyptian security forces eliminate 11 ISIS terrorists in northern Sinai, 6 Muslim Brotherhood terrorists near Cairo.Dalit Halevi, 4/12/2019, 5:38 PM

'1 million Palestinians to settle in Jordan under Trump plan'

Report says Trump peace plan includes Jordan ceding territory to Israel, settling 1 million Palestinians, forming confederation with PA.David Rosenberg, 4/5/2019, 10:30 AM

At White House, el-Sisi and Trump to discuss counterterrorism

Pres. Trump, Pres. el-Sisi, plan to discuss economic ties, counterterrorism efforts, in upcoming meeting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2019, 9:36 PM

Israel, Hamas reportedly agree on calm

Israel and Hamas, with Egyptian mediation, reportedly reach agreements on restoring calm along the Gaza border.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/29/2019, 8:29 PM

Hamas: Coming hours will decide if conflict continues

Hamas says 'marathon of talks' with Egypt continue and coming hours crucial, as Egypt demands Hamas take 'active steps' to prevent conflict.Chana Roberts, 3/29/2019, 3:20 PM

Egyptian opposition warns against extending Sisi's power

Egyptian opposition parties call to vote against constitutional changes allowing Sisi to stay in power until 2034.Elad Benari, 3/29/2019, 6:40 AM

Egypt discovers ancient port used by temple builders

Rocks quarried at port were used to construct ancient Egyptian temples at Karnak and Kom Ombo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2019, 9:00 PM

Iran ordered rocket attack, aimed to hurt Netanyahu in election

Senior officials in Gaza and Egypt now say rocket attack on central Israel was ordered by Iran, with aim of hurting Netanyahu in electionDavid Rosenberg, 3/26/2019, 12:42 PM

Report: Gaza terror groups 'committed to non-escalation'

Gaza terror groups promise Egypt that they won't escalate the situation, report says.Chana Roberts, 3/26/2019, 9:32 AM

ANALYSIS: Why there is no real peace between Egypt and Israel

Egypt remains the most anti-Semitic country in the world, with a populace that hates Jews intensely and a treaty that preserves stability.Yochanan Visser, 3/24/2019, 9:06 PM

Hamas arrests terrorists who fired at Tel Aviv

Rocket launcher was loaded, aimed, in preparation for future war, Hamas 'just as surprised' as Israel when missiles launched at Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2019, 9:28 AM

Egypt threatens Hamas: Israel will defeat you

Egyptian official tells Hamas: 'You're endangering our lives,' 'blood of Gaza residents is on your hands.' Sinwar: We didn't fire anything.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2019, 8:28 AM

'Peace with Egypt has proven itself time after time'

40 years since peace treaty with Egypt, President Rivlin addresses its advantages, denouncing 'unacceptable' remarks about Arab Israelis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2019, 9:18 AM

Israelis arrested for carrying bullets into Egypt released

After 24 hours, 2 Israelis in whose bags bullets were found released. Foreign Min. warns: Check bags before travel abroad.Nitzan Keidar, 3/10/2019, 8:57 AM

Egypt trying to restore calm in Gaza

Egyptian delegation arrives in Gaza, trying to pressure Hamas not to lead to further deterioration with Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 3/6/2019, 4:09 AM

Sisi to provide synagogues if Jewish community re-emerges

Egyptian President tells US delegation his government would build synagogues and provide services to Jews if community re-emerges.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2019, 5:11 AM

Two policemen killed in explosion in Cairo

Two Egyptian killed, three wounded when explosive device carried by terrorist they were pursuing goes off in heart of Cairo.Elad Benari, 2/19/2019, 1:11 AM

Sisi: Israel-PA conflict is main source of regional instability

Speaking at Munich Security Conference, Egyptian President says his country supports two-state solution.Elad Benari, 2/17/2019, 5:27 AM

Egypt's parliament votes to extend Sisi's presidency

Egypt's parliament gives preliminary approval to constitutional changes that would allow Sisi to stay in power after his second term ends.Elad Benari, 2/15/2019, 5:31 AM

Egypt accelerating process to extend Sisi's rule

Egypt’s parliament accelerating process of passing constitutional amendments that would allow Sisi to stay in office past current term.Ben Ariel, 2/12/2019, 6:18 AM

2 Gazans killed by toxic gas in cross-border tunnel

Hamas terrorist and Gaza civilian killed by toxic gas in cross-border tunnel between coastal enclave and Sinai.David Rosenberg, 2/11/2019, 9:09 AM

Egyptian parliament advances proposal to extend Sisi's rule

Egypt's parliament advances proposal to amend constitution in a way that could allow President Sisi to stay in office beyond 2022.Ben Ariel, 2/6/2019, 2:44 AM

Egyptian lawmakers seek to allow Sisi to extend rule

Egyptian lawmakers table constitutional changes that would allow President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to extend his rule beyond 2022.Elad Benari, 2/4/2019, 4:39 AM

Egypt to reopen Rafah crossing in both directions

Hamas says Rafah border crossing will reopen on Tuesday. Egypt has not confirmed.Elad Benari, 1/29/2019, 4:18 AM

Egypt TV debate: Polygamy as solution to Egypt’s spinster crisis

Pro-polygamy activist says Egypt has 'ticking time bomb' of 11 million women past age of marriage.Mordechai Sones, 1/23/2019, 12:17 AM

For first time since 2011: Israeli minister in Egypt

Minister Steinitz makes first state visit to Cairo since Arab Spring, participates in first regional gas forum.Mordechai Sones, 1/14/2019, 4:46 PM

Jordanian King, Egyptian President call for 'two-state solution'

King Abdullah II and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi affirm importance of efforts to achieve peace based on two-state solution.Elad Benari, 1/14/2019, 6:06 AM

Israeli energy minister makes rare visit to Egypt

Minister Yuval Steinitz visits Cairo for natural gas conference - the first such visit by an Israeli minister since 2017.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2019, 8:07 PM

Gaza-Egypt crossing closed after Hamas takes over border

Egypt bars Gazans from entering Sinai after Hamas takes over Egyptian-Gaza border from Palestinian Authority.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2019, 1:47 PM

Egypt acknowledges ‘wide range of coordination’ with Israel

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi says Egypt is in 'deepest, closest cooperation ever' with Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/8/2019, 7:25 AM

Egypt to bar Gazans after Hamas takes over crossing

Hamas terror group announces Egypt to stop allowing entry to Gazans after PA abandons Rafah Crossing to Hamas.AFP, 1/7/2019, 9:40 PM

Hamas takes control of Egypt-Gaza border

As Palestinian Authority officers withdraw, Hamas takes control of Gaza-Egypt border crossing.AFP, 1/7/2019, 2:58 PM

'Sometimes the Air Force needs to cross to the Israeli side'

“60 Minutes” airs full interview with Egyptian President, in which he acknowledged close security cooperation with Israel.Elad Benari, 1/7/2019, 5:31 AM

Policeman killed in explosion outside Egyptian church

Policeman killed, two wounded while dismantling an explosive device outside a church in Cairo.Elad Benari, 1/6/2019, 6:43 AM

Egyptian President: We're working with Israel against ISIS

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi tells CBS his country has "a wide range of cooperation" with Israel.Elad Benari, 1/4/2019, 12:09 AM